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Forum Engages Educators and Researchers to Develop Policy for AI

By Jeremy Roschelle Key Ideas: On August 9, 2023, the National Science Foundation funded EngageAI Institute invited a national group of 80 educational practitioners, researchers, developers and funders to a day-long forum held at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. As the day began, educators voiced excitement, uncertainty, and risk about Artificial Intelligence … Read more

Engaging AI at the League of Innovative Schools Convening

Jeremy Roschelle and Pati Ruiz present on “Understanding and Leading with AI for Teaching and Learning” at the Spring 2023 League of Innovative Schools convening.

Indiana University Doctoral Student Haesol Bae Joins SUNY Albany as Assistant Professor

Indiana University doctoral student Haesol Bae will be joining the Department of Educational Theory and Practice (ETAP) at the University at Albany.

Co-PI Hmelo-Silver Elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Co-PI Cindy Hmelo-Silver has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Institute session with League of Innovative Schools

Co-PI Jeremy Roschelle and Pati Ruiz from Digital Promise led a highly interactive session with school superintendents and leaders in Birmingham, AL.

The Inaugural EngageAI Institute Forum: A Reflective Discussion Among Researchers, Educators, and Practitioners

What emerged as unique about this event was the degree to which participants were willing to reflect on their own work and their own needs for change. In their stories, we saw hope for an approach to AI in education that would be rooted in partnerships and greater accountability to a shared educational vision.

School District Leaders Discuss AI for Improving Teaching

Engaging at roundtables, school leaders from across the United States were enthusiastic about exploring the potential of AI. The leaders expressed a preference for a definition of AI that was less about human-like reasoning and more about how AI could assist teachers and students in pursuing educational goals.